Notable Twin Cities: 3/24–3/30
Sunday 3/24: The Third Place Gallery will host a discussion on starting and completing projects and getting published. Wing Young Huie will share the various challenges of making seven books, including his recent Chinese-ness: The Meaning of Identity Nature of Belonging, nominated for a Minnesota Book Award. Kai Hsu and the Asian American Literary Collective will lead a writing exercise that will explore aspects of identity, life inflection points, loss, gains, dreams, and goals. Bring your own writing supplies! The Third Place Gallery, 6:30 p.m., free.
Button Poetry will present a book release show at Icehouse with the author of SINK, Desireé Dallagiacomo. Other performers will include SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE and Saymoukda Vongsay. Icehouse, 7:30 p.m., free.
Monday 3/25: Curtis Sittenfeld presents the paperback release of her short story collection, You Think It, I’ll Say It, in conversation with Sally Franson. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Tuesday 3/26: Join SubText Books in the store for a reading with Halle Butler for her novel, The New Me. Butler will be in conversation with Sally Franson, author of A Lady’s Guide to Selling Out, and a book signing will follow. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 3/27: Jim Bohen will read from his book of poems, I travel in rusting burned-out sedans, as part of the New and Nearby Series. He will also sing some songs with Hole in the Bucket starting at 6:15 p.m. Tillie’s Farmhouse, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 3/28: Enjoy the book launch for Heidi Barr’s What Comes Next: Between Beauty and Destruction, an honest look at the emotions, feelings, and everyday challenges that can come with losing a job. Common Good Books, 7 p.m., free.
Friday 3/29: Acclaimed author Siri Hustvedt returns to her native Minneapolis to present her new novel, Memories of the Future. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Saturday 3/30: Enjoy the release party for the newest Cow Tipping Press books (due out this spring), including readings from some of the talented authors featured in the new books. Wild Rumpus, 2 p.m., free.
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